Definition of Anthelminthic

1. Noun. A medication capable of causing the evacuation of parasitic intestinal worms.




2. Adjective. Capable of expelling or destroying parasitic worms.
Exact synonyms: Anthelmintic, Helminthic, Parasiticidal
Similar to: Healthful
Derivative terms: Anthelmintic, Helminthic

Definition of Anthelminthic

1. Adjective. Of use against intestinal worms. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Anthelminthic

1. Describes a compound that kills or expells parasitic intestinal worms (helminths). (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Anthelminthic

antevert
anteverted
anteverting
anteverts
antevolate
anthacyclin
anthacyclins
anthanthrene
anthelia
anthelices
anthelion
anthelions
anthelix
anthelixes
anthelmint
anthelminthic (current term)
anthelmintic
anthelmintics
anthelone
anthelone E
anthelone U
anthelotic
anthem
anthema
anthemed
anthemia
anthemic
anthemically
antheming
anthemion

Literary usage of Anthelminthic

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1. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1897)
"When unripe it is regarded as an anthelminthic and purgative. The dose is about the half of the pulp ... As anthelminthic it is also much used for cattle. ..."

2. Pharmacographia; a History of the Principal Drugs of Vegetable Origin, Met by Friedrich August Fl├╝ckiger, Daniel Hanburgy (1879)
"This powder forms the Kamala of commerce, and is in great repute {is an anthelminthic, but is most extensively used as a dye. The adulterations are chiefly ..."

3. Scientific Papers and Addresses by George Rolleston, Sir Edward Burnett Tylor, William Turner (1884)
"It is possible to speculate as to the virtues of salt as an anthelminthic, and to suggest that it may act either by enabling a better gastric juice to be ..."

4. Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal (1854)
"The oil of savine, though not in use as an anthelminthic, is acknowledged to possess that property. Nothing analogous to the alleged utility of oil of ..."

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